Juan Cole On Syria Ceasefire In Ghouta, Local Muslim Leader Coordinates Rohingya Day Of Action In Washington, D.C., And One Earth Film Fest Features ‘Straws’ On Damage By 500M-Plus Straws Americans Throw Away Daily
On today’s show:
University of Michigan professor Juan Cole analyzes the United Nations Security Council’s approval of a 30-day ceasefire between Syria's government and guerrillas in Eastern Ghouta.
Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid, A Rohingya Day of Action organizer, discusses what Chicagoans can do to help the Rohingya.
One Earth Film Festival founder Ana Garcia-Doyle previews some of the festival offerings. Director and producer Linda Booker discusses her film Straws, which is a part of the festival and traces the damage done by the some 500 million-plus plastic straws Americans use once, and discard, every day.